① memo 20190908 ~ Sound of Polder Irrigation ~ Tractor spraying water on the polder grasslands from a ditch, last Friday recorded with the Sony ECM-B1M Digital Shotgun Microphone, in the Super-directional Mode, with Auto levels and low cut filter on, using both the supplied Sony fuzzy wind screen, plus – in addition as a second layer – another different fuzzy wind screen (previously used on a old Canon DM-100 mic) – the camera is a Sony A7S Mark II.
① memo 20190819 ~ Dam Polder Quay ~ Path on the ‘Dammekade’ quay (from around 1000 AD) bordering the peat grassland area of the Dam Polder around Alphen – one of the first polders in Holland.
① memo 20190818 ~ Dam Polder Cows ~ Around Alphen , Holland.
① memo 20190817 ~ Noordplas Polder Cows ~ Background sound with probably a motor cross going on somewhere here around Alphen , Holland.
① memo 20190816 ~ Water Village Klein Giethoorn ~ Some people can only reach there homes or work by boat in this unique water-village ‘Klein Giethoorn’ (Little Giethoorn) in the Rietveld (‘Reed Field’) polder – here a path on a dike along the Rietveld waterway (Rietveldsche Vaart) and mill – around Alphen , Holland.
① memo 20190811 ~ Blue Windmill’s Oostvaart Waterway ~ Pinhole Film ~ Blue polder windmill (“Blauwe Wip” wipmolen – blue hollow post mill – build 1636) summer 2013 on the Oostvaart waterway draining polder water into the Old Rhine river in Alphen (Hazerswoude) , Holland.
Pinhole camera : SLR Magic ‘Toy’ Pin Hole cap – f/128 aperture, 12mm focal length (24mm-equivalent), 84° angle view – mounted on a Olympus Micro Four Third camera (E-PM1).
① memo 20190730 ~ Buttermilk Waterway Gouda ~ The Karnemelksloot (transl. ‘buttermilk ditch’) waterway has been dug late 1500s (Carnemelxsloot) and was used for the supply of buttermilk, required for pig farming within the city walls of Gouda, Holland.